Shareholder Activism: Current Trends & Tactics

Speaking Engagement
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Morris Nichols partner Patricia O. Vella will join a panel discussion on public company shareholder activism on Oct. 14, 2014. The program titled “Shareholder Activism: Current Trends & Tactics” will be hosted by Fredrikson & Byron, P.A. in Minneapolis, MN.

Vella - along with fellow panelists David A. Katz (Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz), James E. Rossman (Lazard) and Richard H. Grubaugh (D.F. King & Co, Inc.), moderated by John Houston (Fredrikson & Byron) - will explore activist tactics, responses by companies and preparations directors and officers may implement.  Takeaways include:

  • Review of activist profiles and common tactics they use
  • Outline of what companies can do to prepare for activist attacks
  • Examination of prevalence of activism and the types of companies where it takes place
  • Review of the legal considerations for boards

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